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Feb 27, 2011 8:00am EST
billion in spending and cuts some programs president obama had already targeted. >> next week congress will focus on a short-term budget for the sake of our people and our economy we cannot allow gridlock to prevail. both democratic and republican leaders in the house and senate have said they believe it's important to keep the government running while we work together on a plan to reduce our long-term deficit. >> the biggest cuts are to earmarks. the house republican budget also cuts nearly half a billion from he education programs, 29 million for broadband access in remote areas, and 30 million for a proposed smithsonian building. >>> the national goose popular children's farm is also on the chopping block. >> parents are coming together staging an unusual protest to call attention to their cause. roz plate hear the story. -- roz plater has the story. >> sometimes they kick. >> reporter: saturday morning at the kids farm at the national zoo, learning about the animals is in full swing. but amidst the cows, goats, and don keys, there is also a protest. a pet-in, if you will, over the
Feb 13, 2011 8:00am EST
obama. more than 10,000 activists converging in washington to attend the three-day conservative political action conference. many see it as the opening bell for the republican presidential nominating contest. >> the main thing is elect ago republican president next year. it we can't put america on the right track until we elect a republican president in 2012 and a republican senate to join the republican house in enacting those crucial policies. >> reporter: after the major speeches came, the highlily anticipated straw poll. more than 3700 people voted. this year's winner, ron paul with 30%. the texas congressman known for his libertarian views ran for president in 2008 but was never a serious contender for the gop nome notion. >> let's say we even theoretically and a miracle happened and we billioned the budget where we are today. it would be still a disaster because we're spending too much money. but it wouldn't change a lot. when a crisis comes, guess what happens. guess who does the bailing out? the federal reserve used $4 billion to pass out without congressional approval,
Feb 20, 2011 8:00am EST
pass the senate. president obama has threatened to veto it. the temporary spending bill expires march 4th. >> no end in site for the battle waging in wisconsin. dueling rights to save the state's money. > >> reporter: due he willing processes. they are demonstrating over a republican led effort to end the collective bargaining right. tea party ac i havivities want to help -- activists want to help balance the books. >> this is not about this but ideology. and fresh from the union and taking their pensions. >> gonzalez op insists there is no room for compromise. they have the votes to pass it. the legislation would require most employees to pay more for the pensions and health insurance benefit. he is calling on the democratic state senators. who flood the state and they would make a vote legal to return to madison. they say they won't allow a vote unless they negotiate on the plan to eliminate collective bar gaining rights. fox news found several protestors who had doctor's notes excusing them from work. >> they were standing on street corners and handing them out to whomever asked. the
Feb 6, 2011 8:00am EST
mubarak and urging president obama to move cautiously as the turmoil continues. >>> day 13 of the crisis. relative calm early this morning and possible breakthrough. the largest opposition group will begin talks with the government to end the ongoing political crisis. hundreds of protestors did spend the night at tahrir square. and they want to prevent any clashes between the protestors and the supporters: this is because of the vice-president sulemin and the opposition leader maintains it would be a major setback if they would support him. we have the latest from cairo. anti government protestors continue their demonstrations, leaders of the party, once apparent son adds credibility to the changes underway here. angry protest ors are rejecting the conciliatory gesture until mubarak leaves office. >>> meanwhile the special envoy who met with him this week said his continued leadership is crucial as the country heads into a transition into democracy. >> the president den must stay in office in order to steer the changes through. he has given 60 years of his life to the service of a count
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